As Catholics, we know of Saint Theresa, the Little Flower, as one of the most popular saints of all time. The Life of Saint Thérèse of Lisieux, hte biography, was commissioned by her sister and religious superior. Having interviewed those who knew them best, Monsignor August Pierre Laveille has expertly portrayed Thérèse and her parents in exquisite detail.
First translated from French to English in 1928, this exhaustive record gives insight into her life and how she has become one of the most beloved of all the Catholic saints. The book includes biographical information about her parents and grandparents, her early years at home and her years in the cloister. Read the touching account of her illness and death, promised that she would "spend her heaven doing good on earth". Follow that with the accounts of miracles attributed to her after her death and you will surely see the beauty of her "little soul".
The Life of St. Thérèse of Lisieux Book Details
- The Original Biography Commissioned by Her Sister
- Author: August Pierre Laveille
- Binding: Paperback
- 448 Pages
- ISBN: 9780870613029
- 5-1/2” x 8-1/2” x 1-1/4”
"What is it that accounts for the perennial appeal of this gem of a biography, which is at once both timely and timeless? The author shows how simple, childlike souls, like that of Therese, bring superior intelligence to bear on the truths of faith." --From the foreword by Susan Muto, Author of Twelve Little Ways to Transform Your Heart